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Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 3 January 2010

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake  - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 3 January 2010
Date & time: Sunday, 3 January 2010 22:36 UTC
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 8.783°S / 157.354°E (Solomon Islands)
Nearest volcano: Coleman Seamount (21 km / 13 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1015 joules (783 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 6.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 42.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Aftershocks of the 7.1 quake: Solomon Islands, 3 Jan 2010 22h36

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (129 quakes):
  • 26 Nov 2011 03:59 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    145 km (90 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Oct 2011 15:34 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    167 km (104 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Oct 2011 07:19 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    184 km (114 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Oct 2011 10:50 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    17328 km (10767 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 11 Oct 2011 05:04 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    28.9 km (18 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 05 Oct 2011 15:02 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    78.8 km (49 mi) depth
    |
    182 km (113 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Sep 2011 08:37 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    93 km (58 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Sep 2011 04:44 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Sep 2011 01:26 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    90.8 km (56.4 mi) depth
    |
    125 km (77 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Aug 2011 12:05 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Aug 2011 11:56 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (55 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Aug 2011 20:57 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    114 km (71 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Aug 2011 20:31 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Jul 2011 01:27 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    415 km (257.9 mi) depth
    |
    157 km (98 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Jul 2011 00:45 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - Solomon Islands on Sunday, 3 January 2010
 

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